• Experimental T38 Carbine (7.7mm)

    Experimental T38 Carbine (7.7mm)

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    Caliber: ....................... 7.7 x 58mm (7.7mm Japanese)
    Rifling: ........................ 4 groove, right hand
    Barrel Length: ............. 19 in. (483mm)
    Overall Length: ............ 38 in. (965mm)
    Weight: ....................... 8 lb. (3.63Kg)
    Magazine capacity: ...... 5 rounds
    Qty Mfg: ...................... Estimated 300

    Canadian Collector Market Value Estimate: $

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    Note: Article and pictures provided courtesy of MILSURPS.COM member "riceone"


    As far back as 1932, there were strong feelings to design a larger caliber rifle. In 1938, some 300 T38 rifles were modified with new barrels chambered for the 7.7mm cartridge. This rifle is the result of Carlary Rifle Plan #2 in which T38 Carbines got a new 7.7mm barrel. I am told there is one other rifle like this known to exist.

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